Different Seasons

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Hodder & Stoughton, Mar 22, 2010 - Fiction - 300 pages
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In this classic collection of four novellas, the grand master takes you on irresistible journeys into the far reaches of horror, heartache and hope.

Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is the story of two men convicted of murder – one guilty, one innocent – who form the perfect partnership as they dream up a scheme to escape from prison.

In Apt Pupil a golden schoolboy entices an old man with a past to join him in a dreadful union.

The Body sees four young boys venture into the woods and find life, death... and the end of innocence.

The Breathing Method is the tale of a doctor who goes to his club and discovers a woman who is determined to give birth – no matter what.

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Best of King's writing. - Goodreads
I always find the ending so unpredictable and shocking. - Goodreads
This was a good selection of stories. - Goodreads
Stephen King is of course the master of storytelling. - Goodreads
His character development is that good. - Goodreads
King takes a break from writing a novel by... - Goodreads

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Here, we have the erosion of the soul as an intelligent young man (Todd Bowden) spends his days at the banks of evil. His mind, fascinated with the atrocities of the Nazi death camp, as told by war ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy Pickett - Goodreads

Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption: 4 STARS Apt Pupil: 2 STARS The Body: 5 STARS The Breathing Method: 3 STARS I had a Like / Hate / LOVE / Enjoy relationship with this book. But I never, ever ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

STEPHEN KING is a master of the novella and short narrative form. As he describes it: 'A short story is like a kiss in the dark from a stranger.' King's novellas and stories are among his most popular and some have been turned into celebrated films including STAND BY ME and THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION.

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